cockleburr


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Noun1.cockleburr - any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrscockleburr - any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs
genus Xanthium, Xanthium - coarse herbs having small heads of greenish flowers followed by burrs with hooked bristles
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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shed the ultimate cockleburr of errant itch and the final mudflake of the high pastures .
s put up in '24 Amid the ragweed, dog-fennel, and cockleburr, To honor Lucy Lewis for good taste In dying in Kentucky.
The thaw brings smartweed, cockleburr, The sheafing man your parents knew.